Category Archives: Current Graduate Students

UW Libraries Fall Virtual Events

The UW Libraries and OWRC are offering several student-focused events this fall to support student connection, wellness, research and library skills.

  • Finding Your Balance: Balancing Research, Coursework and Life: join librarians and students for this interactive UW Wellness Week event on Thursday, Nov. 19, 3-4 pm PST.
  • Study Break with the Library, Wed, Dec. 2, 6-7 pm PST. Join students and the UW Libraries/OWRC for some fun, interactive (and informative) activities for you to de-stress and meet other students.
  • Virtual Library Study Room, Sun, Dec. 13, 4-8 pm PST. Study for finals with other students. We’ll provide study soundtracks, motivational tips, and opportunities to chat with librarians and other students.

Graduate Student Job Opening: Honors Program Admissions Evaluators

The University Honors Program has an exciting opportunity to hire graduate student admissions evaluators for Winter Quarter, 2021.  We would appreciate your assistance in spreading the word about this opportunity – this is an excellent chance for graduate students interested in higher education to learn more about admissions and holistic evaluation!   

A detailed position description can be found in Handshake under the requisition number #4086910.  Applications need to be submitted via this form on the UW Honors website and the deadline is 10/26/20.

The University Honors Program is an innovative and collaborative community engaged in rigorous interdisciplinary exploration. Students can pursue Honors as a general education track, as an in-depth program within their majors, or as a combination of the two. They may apply as new freshmen, at the end of their first year, or once they’ve selected a major. We prepare our students to ask and answer bold questions about the challenges facing our ever-changing world. Our students participate in small classes with faculty from across campus and work across the university, challenging themselves and each other to take intellectual risks and commit to conscious global citizenship.

Internship Position with Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program is hiring! We are seeking a Program Development Intern (paid) to support URP’s mission and work with undergraduates engaged in research for the 2020-21 academic year.

Program Development Intern: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3975698

Students may apply here directly: https://forms.gle/V1F27q4cYeSbjcpU9

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals (Open Theme)

  • Submit a proposal by Monday, October 26
  • Virtual event on Thursday, November 19

Send questions to mundtm@uw.edu Learn more and submit a proposal: http://bit.ly/formcfp20

 

Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your virtual presentation style from a group of supportive and interdisciplinary people? Then submit a proposal for an opportunity to present at the virtual Scholars’ Studio—a fun, low stakes way to give a 5 minute lightning talk!

 

Participate in Scholars’ Studio for the following reasons:

– To learn skills that are crucial for virtual presentations at conferences and the job market

– To focus the message of your research and hone your elevator pitch

– To work on communicating your capstone project, research or pedagogy to a wider audience

– To enliven your presentation with storytelling elements while having fun and finding community

 

This event is a collaboration between the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School.

Kindred Healthcare Job Posting

Join Kindred Healthcare as a New Grad and start your career off right.

We are immediately interviewing Speech Language Pathologist New Grads for positions nationwide!  With locations across the U.S., we are bound to have an opportunity that fits your interests!  Click here to view a list of opportunities detailing setting and full-time vs. part-time.  View all open positions and apply directly at: jobs.kindredhealthcare.com.

Questions:  Please contact, Brooke Doherty (Manager, Student Programs) at 314.659.2646 or Brooke.Doherty@kindred.com.

Kindred Offers The Following And Much More!

·         Mentorship for New Grads ·         Generous Starting Salaries
·         Outstanding Benefits ·         Career Ladders
·         CEU & Licensure Reimbursements ·         Flexible Scheduling

Program Development Intern

Position Type: Hourly Paid Internship
Duration: Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters 2020-21
Compensation: $16.39/hr, 14 hrs/week for 11 weeks (work study eligible)

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) in the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD) promotes and facilitates opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research with faculty, provides a public forum for students to present their work, and offers advising and other resources. We currently seek an intern to support URP projects for up to 12 hours per week, preferably starting at the beginning of fall quarter 2018 and continuing through winter and spring 2019.

ABOUT THE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM

As part of the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD), the Undergraduate Research Program (URP) facilitates research experiences for undergraduates with faculty members across the disciplines. URP staff comprise a small, dynamic team who assist students in planning for an undergraduate research experience, identifying faculty mentors and projects, defining research goals, presenting and publishing research findings, obtaining academic credit, and seeking funding for their research. URP maintains a listing of current UW undergraduate research opportunities and related national programs, and offers the Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities and co-hosts other summer STEM research programs. The Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium provides a forum for students to present their work to the university community and the public. Information about our program offerings and ethos is available on the URP website: http://www.uw.edu/undergradresearch/.

WORK HOURS, LOCATION, AND PAY RATE

Work schedule to be determined quarterly. Pay rate is $16.39 per hour, for up to 14 hours per week for 11 weeks (work study eligible). Work location is currently remote until further notice. The office is located in 171 Mary Gates Hall, the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity (EXPD). Occasional early evening hours desired.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Development Intern serves as a member of the Undergraduate Research Program team. The internship will focus primarily on key development projects with opportunities to collaborate with staff on other activities depending on experience and interests. Primary and potential projects include:
1. Undergraduate Researchers Support Network Collaborate with URP staff and partners to coordinate student support events, including Research Community Connections.
2. Curriculum and Advising Development Support staff in revising and identifying new opportunities for curriculum building for students.
3. Undocumented Student- Friendly Website Using best practices and knowledge of policies and funding options, review website content and make recommendations for
incorporating content that helps undocumented students navigate quickly towards resources that are relevant towards supporting their undergraduate research experience.
4. Additional Program and Student Support Depending on interests, experience, and availability, other opportunities that can be incorporated into the internship include: support URP planning of events and activities that support undergraduate research engagement.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS

• Meet regularly with Assistant Director to report progress
• Collaborate with URP staff and committees
• Support planning meetings for designated projects
• Effective research of best practices, policies, and strategies to strengthen projects
• Effective time management and communication of projects and outcomes
• Friendly, reliable and committed to student success

QUALIFICATIONS

• Interest in experiential learning/research for undergraduate students
• Work well both as a member of a small team and independently.
• Leadership abilities including assertiveness, effective oral and written communication skills, and listening skills
• Creative problem solving skills, ability to balance a variety of duties, and attention to detail.
• Experience with computer applications, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.
• High comfort level with computer technology and software programs, including online forms and surveys (webqs).

ADDITIONAL DESIRED SKILLS

• Professional or personal experience with undergraduate research
• Qualitative research experience (e.g. focus groups, survey analysis)
• Graduate student research experience

BENEFITS AND LEARNING COMPETENCIES

• Valuable experience in program development, assessment and evaluation, student services, and experiential learning in higher education.
• Interesting/relevant work environment for students who are interested in impact of undergraduate research on student experiences.
• Gain experience in time management, balancing multiple tasks and priorities, planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
• Collaborate with staff, EXPD programs, and other campus partners to support successful programs.
• Work with friendly staff in a supportive, team-oriented environment.

SUPERVISION

This position will report to the Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Research Program.

Priority deadline for consideration is Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Submit the following three components:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter describing your interest in the position, as well as, any relevant experiences
3) Diversity statement that answers the following two questions (1-2 paragraphs)
i. What are your definitions of diversity, equity, and inclusion? What have you done to further your knowledge about these principles?
ii. How do your intersecting identities (e.g. race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, gender) influence and contribute to your work, research, interactions and communications with the larger diverse UW communities (students, staff, and faculty)?

Submit application materials via Google Form: https://forms.gle/V1F27q4cYeSbjcpU9
If you have any questions, please contact us via email at urp@uw.edu. Priority consideration will be given to those who apply by 11:00 a.m., September 9, 2020.

SLP Clinical Fellow opportunity

Scion Staffing, Inc. (www.scionstaffing.com), a full-service national staffing firm, has been engaged to conduct the search for two Pediatric Speech Pathologist Clinical Fellows for our nonprofit client, a beautiful speech and occupational therapy clinic based in Lakewood, WA. Our client focuses on pediatric skills development in multiple areas including speech and language, cognition, focus/attention, self-regulation and self-care, all while infusing play throughout all aspects of a child’s therapy experience. With 350 patients and over 30 employees, the mission of the clinic is to create a place where therapists of different specializations can collaborate to provide comprehensive care to a child and their family.

The Perks:

  • Fun and friendly atmosphere – and a beautiful office space located just minutes off of I-5!
  • Fantastic, high quality equipment.
  • Manageable case loads and actual time to connect with your patients.
  • Opportunity for upward mobility!
  • Salary of $65,000+ depending on experience! And a full range of benefits, including employer paid medical, dental and vision options, 10 days PTO, paid sick days and 9 paid holidays, retirement plan and others.
  • Provide high quality life-changing therapy to children and support to their families!

Position Overview:

Working alongside a team of 10 other Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Assistants (SLPAs), this role will provide top notch counseling and consultations for patients under the guidance of a SLP Clinical Fellowship mentor. Included activities are:

  • Evaluate levels of speech, language, or swallowing difficulty;
  • Identify treatment options;
  • Create and carry out an individualized treatment plan that addresses specific functional needs;
  • Prepare engaging exercises and activities to use during speech sessions with patients;
  • Take notes and update patient files;
  • Create goals and objectives for patients to work toward and identify areas of progress and challenges;
  • Counsel individuals and families on how to cope with communication and swallowing disorders.

If you are a recent graduate of a Master’s program in Speech Language Pathology (or its equivalent) and are seeking a clinical fellowship with a strong, well-established private practice and the opportunity for future career growth, this is the role for you!

What You Bring:

We are seeking candidates who have:

  • Completed all academic course work for a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology (or its equivalent);
  • Completed a clinical practicum;
  • A desire to work in pediatric language therapy.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration please submit your resume in Word or PDF format via https://www.scionstaffing.com/job/6850

About Our Firm:

Scion Staffing is a top temporary staffing agency and executive search firm, connecting leading companies and organizations with impeccable talent. Through our innovative team-building and staffing solutions, we bridge the gap in temporary staffing, as well as contract-to-hire employment, contingent search, and executive searches. The Business Times has recognized us as a top staffing from 2010-2019, and our clients return to us for a variety of opportunities.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

 

Full Time Perm SLP Positions – Peds & Adult

Heart & Soul Healthcare 

Pediatrics – CFs considered:
• Florida:  OP Clinic in the Ft. Lauderdale area
• North Dakota: OP Clinic an hour a half west of Bismark
Adult/Medical – CFs considered:
• North Dakota: SNF in NW ND near Dakota Park
• Louisiana: SNF 45 minutes northeast of Alexandria
• Alabama: SNF an hour northwest of Dothan
We specialize exclusively in securing quality Full Time Perm – Direct Hire PT, OT, SLP positions in all settings nationwide.  With over a decade of industry expertise, we’re here to help!

If interested, contact  Kent Skates (Owner, Recruiter):
Call/Text:  (205) 563-8262
Email:  kent@heartandsoulhc.com